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Crewelwork Pocketbook

1991.1419 (RS24603)

Description

Canvaswork pocketbook of envelope form with deep flap, the outside embroidered in oval squares of red, yellow, green and purple; the side is lined with rose-colored worsted wool with 2 compartments; wear to reverse

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1790
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
canvas
embroidering
hand sewing
thread
wool (textile)
worsted
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
canvas
Coated Canvas
crewelwork (visual works)
Embroidered
embroidering
Fiddle Thread
hand sewing
Machine Sewn
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
thread
Wool
wool (textile)
worsted
Worsted
Dimensions
5 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1419
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2959

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